Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
1.46"
(37.08mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1969
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1938 1961
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1969
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
4.71"
(119.63mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1938 2003
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2016
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
5.65"
(143.51mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1932
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
10.21"
(259.33mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1932
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
13.91"
(353.31mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
17.62"
(447.55mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2017
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
21.55"
(547.37mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
26.78"
(680.21mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
29.71"
(754.63mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
31.94"
(811.28mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2017
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
33.56"
(852.42mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2017
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2017
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
60.77"
(1,543.56mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2017
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
84.96"
(2,157.98mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-4.08"
(-103.64mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
113.77"
(2,889.76mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1938 1937
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
139.80"
(3,550.92mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-8.55"
(-217.17mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Ties: 1911

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/